Head of a Cycladic Marble Idol of the Spedos Type

Culture: Cycladic
Period: 2600-2500 B.C.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 7.1 cm high
Price: 6 800 Euro
Ref: 2418
Provenance: Old French private collection M. M. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Unrestored, some wear on the back of the head and nose.
Description: Fragment of a head of a Cycladic idol of the Spedos type of white, fine crystalline marble. The head broadens upwards, has a round chin and long, sculpturally worked out nose, which broadens downwards. The neck is strong and rounded. The Spedos type is named after a graveyard on the Cycladic island of Naxos. Mounted.